Joseph emanates joy; I mean, look at his smile! Joseph was born with a deformity of his left foot and ankle that prevented him from walking or getting around on his own. But after corrective surgery and receiving physical therapy, he can now walk without help from anyone — using a walker to get, Read More

Amy Castle, Holt’s administrative social worker for the China program, recently visited a new orphanage partner for Holt in China. Very few children at this orphanage have joined families through international adoption, and many of them are older and some have manageable special needs. Below, Amy shares about her experience meeting these children, including, Read More

The situation was critical for medically fragile children who returned to an orphanage that was too full. But you took action! Here’s how these children are doing today… We have received the most beautiful update on the children from the Lianjiang orphanage. A few months ago, we feared for their lives.

Could you be the right family for Silas? Silas is an active and happy boy who has been in care since he was about one day old. He is growing up and learning all kinds of things, like how to count, which colors are which and how to drive a little toy car.

Christopher urgently needs a family before he ages out of the adoption process on his 14th birthday! This 13-year-old boy is one of the sweetest, smartest and determined boys you will ever meet. At summer camp he was quick to make friends with the teachers and talk about things he learned in school. He, Read More

When Eric and Jen Grabill first read about their son, Landon, on Holt’s China photolisting, they knew they could give this boy with a severe birth defect the love and care he needed. They also knew that at home with them, he would have access to something he would likely never have in China: an, Read More

Could you be the right family for these two brothers? Lee and Logan are biological brothers who came into Holt’s care in 2014 after their parents both passed away. Lee is the older brother and he is good at studying and doing his schoolwork. He especially likes math, reading and drawing. Logan is the, Read More

Kyle needs a family! Kyle came into care when he was about 11 months old. He is a growing boy that is on track developmentally both mentally and physically. His caregivers and peers love him and describe him as a spunky boy. You can often find Kyle running around with his friends or playing, Read More

Update: Last week the CCCWA announced changes to their eligibility guidelines. Since then we have received clarification from our staff in China about certain eligibility changes we had questions about. We will be updating our website to reflect these changes, and also wanted to notify families in process and in post placement since these, Read More

Jack is Resilient! Jack came into care when he was about 6 months old. He was found by police and brought to a child care center. When he first came into care he cried a lot, and didn’t have a good appetite. He got sick easily, and had to go to the hospital often, Read More